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Hasbro's Remote Control BB-8 Doesn't Need a Smartphone or Tablet

We haven’t seen more than a couple teasers, a trailer, and a few TV spots for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but it already seems clear that BB-8 is going to be a fan favorite alongside R2-D2. But if Sphero’s $150 self-balancing BB-8 toy is too rich for your blood, Hasbro’s got you covered. »9/04/15 4:00am11 minutes ago

Here's All the New Star Wars Figures You'll Be Fighting Little Kids For

Whether you’ll be hitting the stores at midnight, or waiting until the crack of dawn to begin your The Force Awakens toy hunt, try and remember that this will be the first Star Wars collecting adventure for some kids, so try not to trample any little ones as you reach for that last Rylo Ken. »9/04/15 2:00amToday 2:00am

Video: The scientific art of sound when making a guitar

The Art of Sound is a short documentary by Rodgers Townsend that reveals a bit of the genius of Tom Bills and the painstaking precision that goes into his making of guitars. Equal parts science and art, every decision of every carving of every shape of every guitar is motivated by making the instrument sound as good… »9/04/15 1:28amToday 1:28am

It Turns Out There's a Much Cheaper Interactive BB-8 That Rolls and Talks Too

Sphero’s BB-8 will undoubtedly be one of the most sought-after toys heading into the holidays, but it turns out it’s not the only company who’s figured out how to bring BB-8 to life. This larger version of the droid isn’t remote control, but it can still roll, talk, and interact with kids through simple voice commands. »9/03/15 9:56pmYesterday 9:56pm

These cards look like they're floating on their own and destroying gravity

Zach Mueller has mastered the art of cardistry and in doing so, probably destroyed the laws of gravity. The Fontaine cards he’s using seem to have a mind of their own with special rules that don’t apply to other objects on this planet. It’s not so much that his hands are controlling the card but the card is… »9/03/15 8:05pmYesterday 8:05pm

Build a Smartphone-Controlled Garage Door Opener

If you have an older garage door, you probably have a bunch of obnoxious large remotes sitting around. If you’re prefer something a bit more sleek (and secure), Make shows you how to build a garage door opener you can control with your smartphone. »9/03/15 7:45pmYesterday 7:45pm

What's the Weirdest Thing You've Ever Bought or Sold on eBay?

It’s a special day, and I’m not just talking about Force Friday Eve: It’s my birthday! I’ve known for years that I share my birthday with a few interesting entities like Charlie Sheen. But there’s one thing I did not know I shared a birthday with until today: 20 years ago, a little company named eBay was born. »9/03/15 7:23pmYesterday 7:23pm

Awesome video seamlessly edits all your favorite movie characters into one scene

This is so much fun to watch. Hell’s Club by Antonio Maria da Silva of AMDS Films takes so many of your favorite characters from different movies and blends them all together into one coherent scene in a fictional club. The editing is really, really well done! And it’s great because you see the same actors in… »9/03/15 7:05pmYesterday 7:05pm

Angry Trump Fans Keep Emailing This Poor Woman Whose Name Is Almost "Megyn Kelly"

Megan Kelly, a 24-year-old project manager for a marketing company in Pittsburgh, is not former attorney and current Fox News personality Megyn Kelly. But unfortunately for Megan-with-an-“a”, the furious pro-Trump supporters who keep sending her emails seem to disagree. »9/03/15 6:39pmYesterday 6:39pm

Michigan Newspaper Claims the Large Hadron Collider Is Being Used as a "Stargate"

Bad news, citizens of Earth: those evil physicists at CERN are once again hellbent on vaporizing the Earth and ending the universe as we know it as the Large Hadron Collider ramps up to unprecedented energies. That’s according to Lonnie Robinson, intrepid correspondent/prophet of doom for The Daily Reporter in… »9/03/15 6:34pmYesterday 6:34pm